Miscellany, Feb. 28, 1938

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In Elmont, L. I., John Hecker went to spend the night with his friend John Jackson. Guest Hecker, to provide better light, set an oil lamp on a stove. It exploded. Host Jackson, to put out the fire, emptied a gallon jar on the flames. It contained kerosene.


In Naples, Filomena Ducci bore twins, the second pair in 14 months, named them Vittorio and Bruno.


In Manhattan, Negro Conrad Miller was arrested, charged with carrying a "concealed weapon'': a mousetrap with two .22-calibre cartridges fixed so as to fire when the trap snapped.


In Los Angeles, after 43 years, Mrs. Elsie...

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